Titans QB Matt Cassel out six weeks with injured thumb

The Tennessee backup hurt his throwing hand in OTAs Tuesday, but is expected to be ready for the start of the season.

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Titans QB Matt Cassel out six weeks with injured thumb


  • Tennessee Titans QB Matt Cassel injured his throwing thumb Tuesday during organized team activities. He is expected to miss the next six weeks.
  • The last season Cassel didn’t see a below-average grade was 2011. He hasn’t graded above 50 since 2013.
  • 2010 was the last year Cassel saw more than 600 snaps. That season he recorded the seventh best passer rating under pressure (71.4).
  • Last season, Cassel recorded a 100.3 passer rating under pressure, though the sample size was small (58 total dropbacks). Titans starting QB Marcus Mariota, who ranked 12th in passer rating under pressure (min. 400 dropbacks), had a mark of 72.6.

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